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>>> tonight, washington remembers chuck brown, the godfather of go go as hundreds celebrate his life and music. >> the worst crash scene some have ever seen. now we know it started when a real cop started two police impersonators. >> details emerging about the death of robert f. kennedy jr.'s estranged wife. first to a man whose name goes hand in hand with washington d.c. chuck brown. he loved the city, changed its music and will forever be remembered for it. >> he died today at age 75 after a battle with pneumonia. a look back on his life. ♪ ♪ ♪ you don't have a thing ♪ >> reporter: charles brown's career spanned 50 years seldom a moment he was not jamming in front of a crowd of bobbing heads and moving feet. the north carolina native got his start in the 60s playing the guitar for a d.c. based latin band. by the 70s. chuck brown was coming into his own. and go go was born. ♪ from the country >> reporter: the godfather of go go its what the world called brown, creator of a musical genre synonymous with d.c. >> they have heard funk before. another form of funky music.
'm originally from washington, d.c., and ian just don't know life without chuck brown. certainly, he was able toab captivate audiences all the time, shows back to back to back, coming to multiple shows,t and heip was able to put go-go into a national arena and where people around the world know go-go music.c. >> what does this mean to you? personally?pe >> my heart is heavy and i feel sad because it's a staple of my growing up, and it's justs vetches, something that reminds me so much of home, i now reside in philadelphia, and i miss homm and wish i could be there with the folks today to celebrate him, and just being able to work with him once in my life is huge, and certainly just myus heart is heavy, but i know in aw the legacy he left will live on, especially through me and others like myself. >> thank you very much.er we appreciate you joining us. >> here is a rare clip of the a duo with marion barry. >> councilman barry joins us live at fox 5 studios. we just heard aja touch on it. how much of a role do you think he has played in the identity of this city?y? >> i've known chuck brown ove
became d.c. classics. tonight the entire area mourning the loss of chuck brown, who has died at the age of 75. few artists in our town have had the enduring impact chuck brown had. a month or so ago he was admitted to john hopkins hospital with a publicly undisclosed illness. since that time, the rumor mill was filled with stories about his condition and whether indeed he was even still alive. today it was confirmed chuck brown has died. reportedly from complications with pneumonia. ♪ >> reporter: charles brown's musical career spanned some 50 years. there was seldom a moment when he and his guitar were not together jamming out in front of a crowd of bobbing heads and moving feet. the north carolina native got his start in the '60s playing the guitar for a d.c. based latin band. by the early '70s chuck brown was coming into his own and go-go was born. the godfather of go-go what the world came to call brown, creator of a musical genre that became synonymous with d.c. brown described it as jazz infused funk music with latin and african flairs driven by percussian and accente
. >> after two weeks of remembrances, d.c. will bid a final farewell to local music legend brown. >> thousands attended tuesday's viewing at how water theatre. now thousands are expected to -- howard theatre. now thousands are expected to show up for his funeral. delia goncalves is live with a preview. >> reporter: good morning. tuesday was a pretty incredible day. we're likely to see that again. organizers say this is going to be the kind of musical sendoff, the largest that the city has ever seen with local and national artists all coming to the convention center to pay tribute. several bands will be taking the stage today including the chuck brown band. the thousands of fans that we all saw lined up outside of howard theatre on tuesday will be in for quite a spectacular show. though brown's passing is certainly the end after chapter here in the district, folks have been celebrating his life's work and contribution to the city and today will certainly be no exception. >> you had louie armstrong transcends jazz. you have bob marli who developed a genre and transcends that. now y
was "say what?" we are asking you to share your condolences and thoughts about chuck brown on our web site and facebook page. we will be covering this the route the newscast and we will bring you the latest as soon as we can. >> i like many will say the first thing i remember about chuck brown is his voice. he had a voice you would never forget. many people are already sharing this story on facebook, twitter, and our web site as well. we invite all of you out there to go to any social media outlet to join and remembering check brown, his music, his influence. we will have more on his passing coming up at 5:30 at 6:00. >> now we turn to some other days. drive through the district and you snowcat -- traffic cameras candy you anywhere. they will add 88 more traffic cameras and that has a driver's crying foul. >> the d.c. government insists it is all about safety. the city is trying to generate nearly 50% more in revenue from traffic cameras in the next fiscal year than it did in the last. but no enforcement has traditionally been getting tickets for running red lights and speeding. >> making
chuck brown [ music ] >> go go club, go go girls, go go music. i decided to call it go go music. >>> goes and goes that is how go go got its name. brown started the trendy sound in the nations capital in the 70s and it took off. straight ahead a look at his life and legacy. a morning filled with special guests, new and were influenced by the funk pioneer. >>> usually if something sounds too good to be true it probably is. sketchers paying out big time accused of being a little sketchy for its line of shoes that promised a toner and leaner body. are you in for a refund. >>> a woman paralyzed by a stroke does something she hasn't been able to do for 15 years, move on her own. more on this medical milestone. fox 5 morning news at 7 starts now. >>> good morning there is a live lookout side, a fine start to this day and it looks like it is going to be a spectacular day. maybe a spectacular couple of days as a matter of fact. this is thursday, may 17th, 2012. >>> we want to get right to the weather. tucker barnes, that was tucker, tony and tucker together, joining us with a look at th
woodruff. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the "newshour" tonight, we have the latest on the attack in damascus. the deadliest in the 14 month uprising. >> woodruff: then, we assess the political fallout from president obama's coming out on same sex marriage. >> brown: miles o'brien reports on the move to curb scientific testing on chimpanzees to find cures for human ailments. >> so is it cruel or not? >> woodruff: margaret warner examines new warnings about the long term use of osteoporosis drugs aimed at rebuilding bones. >> brown: and gwen ifill talks with biographer robert caro about his latest volume on lyndon johnson, an epic story of history, politics and human rivalries. >> you hate to use words like hatred as a historian but hatred is not too strong a word to describe the relationship between robert kennedy and lyndon johnson. they hated each other. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> citi turns 200 this year. in that time, there have been some good days and some difficult ones. but through it al
captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions >> brown: a chinese activist left the u.s. embassy in beijing today, but there are conflicting accounts on why and what will happen to him next. good evening. i'm jeffrey brown. >> ifill: and i'm gwen ifill. on the newshour tonight, we get the latest on the blind dissident who claimed today that chinese authorities threatened to beat his wife to death. >> brown: then, we turn to the presidential race, as the campaigns ramp up in virginia, expected to be one of several key battleground states. >> ifill: hari sreenivasan reports on the balancing act for educators who try to steer clear of politics when teaching climate science. >> the science classroom is about using fundamental principles of science. it's not about talking about policy debates. it's evidence. >> brown: ray suarez examines the shifting burden of responsibility in afghanistan after president obama signed a pact heralding a new era of partnership between the two nations. >> ifill: and judy woodruff talks with gerda weissmann klein about how her horrifying years
sad news to share right now. breaking news about d.c.'s own musical giant. chuck brown the godfather of go-go has died. brown had been hospitalized with pneumonia for the past two months. he had postponed several concerts. >> brown's musical career lasted 50 years. he got his start back in the 60s playing guitar for a latin band here in d.c. by the 1970s he created go-go, the musical genre that grew to define him and the district. in 1978 he had his first number one hit "busting loose" and in 2010 was nominated for his first grammy. chuck brown was 75 years old. again, dead this afternoon. stay tuned to news 4 for more on the life and legacy of chuck brown. >> you know he traveled the world. we both met him. he always came back and he always gave back. what a generous spirit and a big heart. >> he'll be missed by a lot of folks here and around the world. >> sure will. >>> he is fierce, fashionable, and he's unafraid to speak his mind. >> annapolis born christian siriano has his own fashion label and dresses big names like rihanna and lady gaga. eun yang checked out his new york studi
brown. look forward to that. we're going to begin with that severe weather, including tropical storm beryl. really putting a damper on the holiday plans of millions of americans. the weather channel's mike seidel is in jacksonville beach, florida, this morning. mike, good morning to you. >> and good morning, savannah, from triple digit heat in parts of the midwest to the hottest may weather on record in that part of the country to the second tropical storm of the season, four days before the official start of the hurricane season, millions of americans are enduring some extreme weather this holiday weekend. with maximum sustained winds just below hurricane force, tropical storm beryl made landfall just after midnight near jacksonville, florida, where city officials canceled all outdoor memorial day events. >> everything is going to be shut down. we're really preparing for this tropical storm, and it's all about safety. we want people safe through this storm. >> reporter: from florida to south carolina, the tropical storm has whipped up the surf. creating dangerous rip currents. dozen
chuck brown. >> pieces of an airplane fall off and crash to the earth below. the emergency landing is next. >>> plus, madonna mocks lady gaga on teenage for stealing her song. good afternoon. i'm barbara harrison in for jim handley. >> we begin with the heat and the cooldown to come. >> tracking those storms out west. >> we've had this heat and humidity all day right and yesterday and we're seeing that cold front approach and a number of severe thunderstorm to our west and especially north of the area. in fact, upstate north, they have a tornado watch. as far as this area goes, advancing very quickly to the east and northeast. you can see several clusters of thunderstorms and they are producing a lot of lightning. so they're still intensifying and we could be seeing some small hail with these as well. we have one little area to the south of hagerstown. that storm is its way to the northeast, moving away from i-81 toward 70 right now. so that will be crossing right over 70 in the next couple of minutes advancing to the north and east. a lot of heavy rain, frequent lightning, possibl
talking about how he saw chuck brown in his old place in southeast d.c. called the shelter room and told some friends in the music industry you got to record this guy because he's got something new and different. one real quick story if i can, chuck used to play at a place down in northwest as the knights of columbus club if i'm not mistaken. one of my daughters used to hang out there all the time and i had a problem with that because it could get a little tricky down there. you know, when the show was over. >> yeah. >> i went down one night. she, you know, was defiant so she went anyhow. i went down one night just to check out what was going on. it happened to be a night chuck was there. i stayed in -- she to this day doesn't know i was in the house that night. so don't tell her. all right? i was in the back. i hadn't heard chuck for several years. it had been years since i had seen him live. i left that place and told her when she got home that night. okay. you can go down to knights of columbus but only when chuck brown is there. can we have that deal? and she was like, okay. because
donna summer. >> the d.c. area also honors the godfather of go-go chuck brown. good afternoon, everyone. i'm jim handly. >> i'm pat lawson muse. we start with the stunning news today the death of another popular singer disco queen donna summer died this morning. >> summer defined a genre. she had 19 number one dance hits including bad girls. she was just 63 years old. access hollywood's billy bush joins us live from california. another sad day in the music world. >> sure is. that is second only to madonna, that stat. it would be irresponsible to throw a '70s party without back-to-back donna summer. she died in florida in her home, 63 years old. it's reported it was lung cancer but that is not confirmed. also reported it is because of breathing the air after 9/11. that is not confirmed. but we celebrate the life of donna. neil bogard who founded her in the mid 70s from casablanca records launched her in europe. she was a giant hit in europe. nothing in the states for a while until finally record executives realized her records were selling all over the place. she was an undergr
from rhode island. tsa officials stopped a father and his young son yesterday. terrell brown reports they had gun parts and ammunition in a bizarre hiding place. >> reporter: on monday at the airport in providence, rhode island, a routine search turned into a major security scare. while screening a passenger's carry-on bag, tsa agents found the hardware of a 40 caliber gun, a magazine loaded with two rounds of ammunition, and a firing pin all concealed within three stuffed animals, including a mickey mouse. >> the stuffed animals were contained in the carry-on bag. the carry-on bag was going through normal procedures. >> reporter: the bag belonged to a 4-year-old boy traveling with his father to detroit. tsa agents confiscated the items but let the man and boy get on their plane. >> the officers were comfortable allowing the father and son continue on the flight. he indicated that he was unaware they were there. the public was never in any danger. >> reporter: police believe neither father nor son knew they were carrying a weapon and in a statement a spokesperson said, they believe t
brown to keep brown in the race so -- sulaimon brown to keep brown in the race so he could attack mayor incumbent adrian fenty. brooks is the second gray staffer to plead guilty to federal charges. earlier today here's what his lawyer glenn ivey had to say about all this. >> i think he hit the point where he realized that it was time to accept responsibility for what he'd done. he realized he'd made a very serious mistake in the way he'd gone about handling this initially. he wanted to get it back on the right track. today was the first step in that direction. >> reporter: part of the plea agreement here for brooks, his guilty plea would give him between zero to six months in prison or he can simply get probation. of course, he hasn't been sentenced yet. that's to happen later in the coming months. back to you. >> another hot and humid day has more storms popping up all over the d.c. region. topper is tracking them now. who's in the bull's eye? >> west and southwest of town, not as numerous as yesterday and no warnings, but they are still capable of producing very heavy rain. let's loo
and gave it to then mayoral candidate suleman brown. they say the plan was to pay brown to stay in the race and verbally attack then mayor adrian fenty. prosecutors say gore would take out money orders. then brooks would put false names on them and hand them over to sulaimon brown. the money orders had a total value of more than $2,000. brooks said he had been instructed to give the money to brown, but it's unclear who instructed him to do so. his attorney, former prince george's county state's attorney glenn ivey, says brooks regrets what he did. >> he realized it was time to accept responsibility for what he'd done. he realized he'd made a very serious mistake in the way he'd gone about handling this initially and he wanted to get it back on the right track. >> u.s. attorney ronald machen wouldn't say if anyone else is involved, only that the investigation continues and that it is important the truth come out. >> the underlying charges go to the very heart of our electoral system. we need to have a fair and honest system of elections and obviously mr. brooks along with others violated tha
brown at the public viewing. people stood all day long, at times in the rain, to pay their respects to "the godfather" of go-go. today they can expect the funeral service to begin with a very traditional feel. there'll be appearances by city leaders and entertainers including -- more are expected to be announced. but before the close of service, there will be a live performance of a medley of brown's music. now, donnie simpson will serve as host. there will be special performances by the chuck brown band by sugar bear, maysa, james funk and others. when they reach capacity, they will shut doors and not allow anyone else in the public inside. folks who are coming down here are encouraged to take metro. i'm tracee wilkins reporting leave in the northwest. "news 4." >> tracee, thank you. you can watch the memorial live starting at noon on our website nbcwashington.com and on nbc washington nonstop. channel 208 vios. cox 460 and 4.2 over the air. >>> this morning we're waiting for prince george's police to feed a man they say took his own life after a domestic dispute. neighbors say a m
with the murder of trooper wesley brown. trooper brown was working security for an appleby's restaurant in forrestville in june 2010. he threw out williams for being drunk and disorderly. williams got a gun, returned and shot brown to death. >>> we've just learned that d.c. police have charged 19- year-old michael davis for the death of a tourist from colorado. davis is the younger brother of n.f.l. players vernon and vonte davis. the victim, 66-year-old gary dederichs of denver died from head trauma last month. police found his body in the city's petworth area. the defendant was already in custody. he had been charged with two other attacks. >>> a special session is beginning next week in maryland's capital, but the deal is set and the votes are in place to finalize a budget. that will avoid half a billion dollars in drastic cuts. the house and the senate are expected to approve the new budget which hikes taxes on high earners. that's individuals who make more than 100,000 a year or couples making $150,000 a year. their taxes will go up as much as three-quarters of a percent. when it c
. cyril cornelius williams was sentenced for the june shooting of trooper wesley brown. brown was working at a part time -- as a part-time security officer at an apple these -- applebee's. a pedestrian is struck and killed in baltimore last night. it happened in southwest baltimore. the victim was found at the scene and responsive. no word on who was at fault for the accident. public safety comes to the forefront of the bay between city council members and the city's fire chief. the budget proposal includes the closures of three fire companies for good. the fire chief says that this is a -- simply a reallocation of sources that will increase stability in the department and would not have an negative impact on response times, but some city council members disagree. >> we have to identify where in the city we can cover the best, identify a company and taken out of the system and quick rotating closures. >> it is not that much money. we cut the taxes. we can pay to protect the houses that we just lowered the taxes for. >> closures are slated to go into effect july 1. an act of forgiveness fr
appears in brown face portraying a bollywood producer. some critics have called it racist. the ad has now been pulled. and the company is apologizing. so we'll have more on that. >>> let us begin with a check of the morning's top stories from natalie morales joining us from the news desk. hey, natalie. >> good morning, everyone. secretary of state hillary clinton is in beijing as the fate of that blind chinese disdented is now up in the air. nbc's ian williams is in beijing. ian, good day to you. >> reporter: natalie, with the u.s. brokered deal unraveling, the face of chen guangcheng is turning into a diplomatic nightmare for hillary clinton. they were trying to make it look like business as usual. the secretary of state meeting top chinese officials this morning for previously scheduled talks. addressing human rights only in broad terms. >> we believe that all governments do have to answer to citizens' aspirations for dignity and the rule of law and that no nation can or should deny those rights. >> reporter: the real test of u.s./china relations was being played out across town. u.s. o
donaghue at brown university developed the system after decoding some of the brain's electrical language. how well do we understand this language? >> we know that there's a general pattern of, for example, left, right, up, down, even fast or slow. >> kathy now has neural control over that cursor. >> pelley: four years ago dr. leigh hochberg of massachusetts general hospital explained as hutchinson moved the computer cursor with her thoughts. >> she's thinking about the movement of her hand and she's moving the cursor much as if she had her hand on a mouse. do you want to play some music? all right. >> pelley: she just clicked "play." >> she did. ( playing paul mccartney's "another day" ) >> pelley: ( laughs ) that's pretty amazing! now four years later in the study published today in the journal "nature" researchers report hutchinson has gone even further, using her mind to control a robotic arm. >> she was able to reach and grab any ball in any location about half the time which to us was remarkable that he could do any of that. >> pelley: once they proved it worked they wanted to see w
obama's go-to sport is basketball. well, republican senator scott browne has been pressing himself for a face off with the president since he won the senate seat. it seems like it could be a match. let's look at this tape of scott browne from a community center. he earned the name downtown scott brown. that was the same shot. he's not that good. president obama went after republicans this morning at the bidding and construction trades department. this morning the president got to remember innocencing about his visit to john boehner's hometown of cincinnati ohio. notice the backdrop, a bridge in need of repair, here is the president today. >> over the last year, i have sent congress a whole series of jobs bills to put people to work, to put your members back to work. time after time, the republicans have gotten together, and they have said no. i went to the speakers hometown, stood under a bridge that was crumbling. maybe he doesn't drive anymore. maybe he doesn't notice how messed up it is. there are bridge where's some of the key republican leadership come from, where folks have t
lied go about payments made to another candidate, brown. and matt ackland is live with more. matt? >> reporter: as you were saying, brookes is the second gray campaign worker to admit that he was involved in a plan to pay former candidate brown to attack then-mayor fenty at the time. the court wrapped up and this is some shots plaintiff brookes. he said he was guilty of paying to the fbi when -- and we're learning it was thousands in play and they admitted to working together. one thing interesting, brian, revealed in court, is that brookes admits he was instructed to carry out the illegal activity and we're not able to find out who instructed them on do so. his attorney agreed that he didn't come up with the idea or the plan and that he was pulled into it. >> i think he hit the point where he realized that, you know, it was time to accept responsibility for what he did and that he made a serious mistake and he wanted to get it back on the right track. today was the first step in that direction. >> reporter: the u.s. attorney ron meachum issued a statement after the hearing was co
.c. music legend chuck brown who has been in the hospital. the "washington post" is reporting that the godfather of go go music is being treated for pneumonia. there is video of brown performing for npr last year. the local music legend has been in the hospital for two months, and he had a blood clot removed. his daughter tells "the washington post" that her father is recovering, but there is no immediate timetable for his release. >>> coming up on 9news now at noon, it's nothing to look at but is this the ugliest in the world? we'll tell you about a new distinction for the f.b.i. building. >>> also, it's one of the most eagerly anticipated planes in aviation history. we're going to take you aboard the dreamliner in just a moment. every day potentially harmful germs can collect on the surface of a denture. leading regular toothpastes are not designed to kill the bacteria that polident is designed to kill. polident's unique microclean formula has been proven to eliminate thousands of times more of the germs that can grow on dentures than leading regular toothpastes. that's why
to paying brown to heckle former mayor fenty, and then shredding evidence of the payments. and then another former aide was charged with lying about the payments. what are your reaction to the payments? >> it's another cloud over the gray administration. the continuing charges will have to wait and we'll see what happens next, but the pressure is increasing on mayor gray to say something, and he says he can't but people say he ought to break that rule and say something. critics say the mayor doesn't know what he is going on in the administration which reflects on what the critics say is incompetence. it's a no-win situation. but the thinking is, he really has to say something and clear the air. >> there is an old saying, the buck stops at the top. how far the buck will go we don't know. because this investigation is going on, and you know, we were told pretty much, or at least it was a public knowledge about five months ago that this investigation would really be heavy, and continue on, and that's exactly what is happening. it's going to -- nichols, i listened to last week on wpfw radio, he
you. >>> next up massachusetts mudslinging. elizabeth warren slings scott brown's campaign for questioning her qualifications in response to this issue about whether she was declaring herself a native american. the china syndrome. we are taking a deep dive into wie bashing beijing is all the rage. how many current members of the senate have been serving since before 1990? tweet me the answer. for three hours a week, i'm a coach. but when i was diagnosed with prostate cancer... i needed a coach. our doctor was great, but with so many tough decisions i felt lost. unitedhealthcare offered us a specially trained rn who helped us weigh and understand all our options. for me cancer was as scary as a fastball is to some of these kids. but my coach had hit that pitch before. turning data into useful answers. we're 78,000 people looking out for 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. avoid bad.fats. don't go over 2000... 1200 calories a day. carbs are bad. carbs are good. the story keeps changing. so i'm not listening... to anyone but myself. i know better
into the political payoff of suleman brown to then mayor fenty. the two cases mark a quickening pace into the investigation of political corruption of gray's 2010 campaign for mayor. the campaign that u.s. attorney ronald mason says deceived voters with wrongdoing. the suleman-brown scheme is only a smart part of larger investigation into possible shadow campaign of tens of thousands of dollars. some possibly fake contributions that helped fuel the gray campaign. mayor gray, who early on strongly insisted on his own innocence, is on advice of his lawyer now to decline to talk to report bers any aspect of the investigation that's now reaching inside of the core of his campaign. howard brooks is cooperating with authorities. at one point last year sources say that he wore a wire to help gather evidence. at practical court in downtown washington, top sherwood, news4. >> thank you, tom. >>> authorities are trying to figure out how a man and his two sons fell into a manure pit and died on a farm in kent county, maryland. the three worked on the farm in kennedyville on the eastern shore. t
to bring tens of thousands of troops. some thought it was a road to victory. on january 31, 1968 brown's suspension was confirmed. one of the primary targets for the north vietnamese army was a command kpoud housing some 200 advisors including richard brown. >> in a war stories exclusive there is reporting brown made of that horrific assault on the compound. >> whoever happened to be there at that time manned the walls. and they held it to say... through the night. and they came close to reaching it but they didn't. >> late in the afternoon i heard the roar of tanks in the town. >> i can never forget approaching the compound. it almost looked like rocks like cowboys and indians. they're holding the fort. >> ron christmas was a 28-year-old marine captain from pennsylvania when arriving in vietnam in 1967. and he got the order to move hotel company into play. he discovered they were facing a new kind of battlefield for vietnam. you arean terrain. >> the marine corps encountered strong points and fighting positions. and if you looked at it you're expecting it in a vietnamese city no, u.s.
is a student. >> police say they have a craig's list robber in custody. david brown was posting fake ads on the site luring buyers to the 3500 block of cal way avenue according to investigators, and then robbing them of cash and valuables whether they showed up. police say they when they arrested him yesterday, brown was using a public computer at a public library. investigators believe he may have been trying to lure another victim when they nabbed him. police are looking into whether brown is linked to other incidents. >> george huguely is appealing his murmed conviction. he was found guilt yill of murdering yeardley love. defense attorneys asked the conviction be set aside citing a series of errors before and during trial, including that the judge issued improper jury instructions. and that there was not enough evidence to support a second-degree murder conviction. george huguely faces 26 years in prison when sentenced in august. >> two people found dead in a manure pit died of asphixia. medical examiners say the injuries were accidental and caused by heavy farming machinery. >> autho
the break. >>> before we head to break a reminder about a public viewing for dc music legend, chuck brown held at the howard theatre tomorrow, from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., then on thursday, public memorial service held from noon to 3:00 p.m., at the washington convention center. also, more details about the services, just head to myfoxdc.com for the latest. we will be right back  >>> making headlines, new clues in the search for a missing college student. police near lafayette found a bicycle belongs to the louisiana university student last seen may 19th. the bike was found in a remote swampy area, under a highway bridge about 25 miles, from the spot, where the student was last seen. volunteers spent the weekend passing out flyers and searching for more clues. >>> justin bieber is wanted for questioning by los angeles county sheriff's investigators stemming from an alleged incident yesterday after the photographer complained about being roughed up by the pop star. it happened when they tried to snap pictures of bieber and gomez, the photographer was take on the hospital, boobe
questions about her ancestry. she claims to have native american heritage, but scott brown is calling her out and now he wants to look at her records. bob ward reports. >> senator, what is it that you would like elizabeth warren to come clean on. >> listen, all i've asked is the same thing you've been asking, to answer the questions and tell the truth. and the fact that she has been stone walling. >> the stone wall senator brown is referring to is this. fox 25sharmon's interaction on thursday. >> can you put this issue to bed and tell us whether or not you are a member of a minority group? >> middle class families are getting hammered. i have been talking to people all across the commonwealth. >> members o of the cherokee nation want to know, they say you should come clean. >> i have made the facts clear. i am trying to talk about in this senate race what matters to america's families. >> that's not all. boston globe and the website both have touched stories on the claims. either harvard university or warren herself quote, repeatedly classified warren as a native person and paid f
prosecutors refer to as candidate b or campaign b. >> reporter: want my name cleared. >> reporter: brown, a former mayoral candidate, long claimed he was handed cash and money orders, even promised a job from gray's campaign. he said he was offered the things in exchange for verbally attacking the former mayor fenty during debates. brown got a job when gray won. when he was fired, he started telling his story to the media. turns out about the same time in march of 2011, prosecutors say that thomas gore knowingly destroyed a spiral notebook containing a record of payments to candidate b. >> and how were you paid? >> the i shall initial payment in cash. >> an envelope with money? >> a white envelope. yes. >> reporter: during the same time, mayor gray repeatedly denied wrong doing and called a special weekend press conference following brown's initial allegations. >> i can't imagine engaging in such reprehensible behavior, and i know nothing about anyone in my campaign who did that. >> reporter: meanwhile, this is a picture of mayor gray in las vegas monday, trying to drum up business for t
residents have k. vote in the special election. >>> kwame brown is going to join us in studio to talk more about the special election and also preview some initiatives and programs expected to be in the new budget proposal. that is going be for unveil today for fiscal year 2013. >>> to maryland now and a fight over higher income tax in the state house continues. the democratic controlled general assembly is racing to approve the tax increases to avoid $500 million in automatic cuts. outside the state house in annapolis, some protesters oppose the tax hikes. others don't want cuts to schools and state workers. the senate votes on governor o'malley's proposals later today. >>> a budget battle in richmond too. virginia's house of delegates shot down two proposalled by governor bob mcdonnell. one would have aferl loud fay 3% bone us for state employees but only at savings of $70 million could be found elsewhere by the end of june. heavily republican house also reject an amendment to withhold state funding for the metropolitan washington airports authority. governor mcdonnell wanted to get seve
. brown. i'm soooo chocolatey. i'm giving away money to make people like me-eee -- is what he said. and i was like "you watch your mouth. she's my friend." friend is a strong word. [ male announcer ] chocolate just got more irresistible. find the all brown bag and you could win! >> it's go time. (vo) at the only online forum with a direct line to cenk uygur. >>if you had to vote for a republican, which one would it be? (vo) join the debate now. (vo) don't miss your chance to catch the premiere of the gavin newsom show. with special guests: >> i'm lance armstrong. if somebody put my back into a corner, i'm coming out swinging. ♪ >> all right, we're back on "the young turks." there is new evidence in the case of george disciple zimmerman, of course he was arrested recently for shooting trayvon martin, a 17-year-old, he said he had feared for his life, and he was acting in self defense. he was arrested six weeks after the initialing confrontation, of course. now the fbi is considering charging him with a hate crime. that is important because then he could face the
. >> thanks, veronica. >>> fans and family will pay their last respects tomorrow to the late chuck brown. the memorial for the music legend will be held at the washington convention center. it begins at noon. donnie simpson will host the ceremony and there will be special performances by the chuck brown band, sugar bear, maysa, james funk and more. you can also watch the service live tomorrow starting at noon tomorrow on nbc washington nonstop. comcast channel 208. verizon 460. >>> the washington wizards hope their lucky charms will work for tonight's draft lottery. they have the second best chance of landing the first overall pick. a 19.9% chance. the worst they'll pick is fifth. the owner ted leonsis son will be in. >>> and paris hilton is back in the dating game. >> jessica simpson shows off pictures of her brand new baby girl. >>> a child saved up for a dream vacation and then did something very generous. >>> plus, a massive security breach. a guy slips through security and >>> the first photos are out of jessica simpson's new baby, maxwell drew johnson. >> "people" magazine scored t
. >>> the public will have a chance to say farewell next week to the late chuck brown. the godfather of d.c.'s gogo music died last week. >> great song. we miss chuck already. on tuesday there will be a public viewing at the newly renovated howard theatre. the theater is on a street which is also ceremonial renamed for chuck brown, chuck brown way. it will run from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. on thursday there will abpublic memorial at the washington convention center. it begins at noon. ♪ talking about busting loose ♪ [ male announcer ] it would be easy for u.s. olympian meb keflezighi to deposit checks at the nearest citibank branch. ♪ like this one. ♪ or this one. ♪ or, maybe this one. ♪ but when it's this easy to use citibank mobile check deposit at home...why would he? ♪ woooo! [ male announcer ] citibank mobile check deposit. easier banking. every step of the way. >>> it's 6:43. 72 degrees friday, memorial day traffic. i kind of knew that traffic would be a little bit easier than normal this morning with everyone kind of gearing up for the weekend and heading out the door a little
james brown, the godfather of soul, may 3. "morning joe" starts right now. ♪ you're so vain ♪ you probably think this song is about you ♪ . >> this afternoon, an announcement from the one-time front-runner for the presidential nomination. >> today i'm suspending my campaign. >> well, there you have it. he is suspending it, like what we all had to do to our disbelief when he thought he was going to be president. >> but suspending the campaign does not mean suspending citizenship. calista and i are committed to be active citizens. >> wouldn't it be awesome, though, if it did mean suspending citizenship? like if you lose a presidential primary, you're deported. wouldn't that be awesome? i don't think anybody thought they were, you know, going to leave the country, but it's good to know you'll be active citizens and be around to haunt people on jury duty. all right. ♪ >> well, you know, welcoming you, mika, and joe, and harold ford, and willie soon to join us. >> well, that's fantastic. >> times square. . welcome to "morning joe" as we take a live look at times square in new york
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